The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where the death sentence has been upheld by the apex court, the death convict will have a right that his petition seeking review of the verdict upholding death sentence will be heard by the three judges bench in an open court and he will be accorded half an hour hearing.
The Supreme Court has referred to
a Constitution bench to decide a crucial legal question if it is mandatory for a police officer to register an FIR on receipt of a complaint of commission of a cognisable offence.
The Bench while hearing the appeal of its Secretary
General against the order of the CIC to disclose the
correspondence between CJI and Government had identified
three core issues to be decided by a Constitution Bench.
A Constitution bench of SC on Tuesday began the hearing on the issue whether candidates belonging to reserved categories selected for union civil services on merit should be appointed against reserved posts or under general quota.